ICA West Africa Conference 2018

ICA West Africa held its 4th regional conference from October 28th to November 3rd 2018 at the Redemption Resort in Nigeria. This conference was a great opportunity to learn, share, strengthen the peer to peer approach and connect on the theme: ICAs for Greater Effectiveness and Sustainability West Africa.

Conference Activities for 2018

  • ICA Country Annual Report of activities.

  • Review of the three-year strategic plan made in Togo.

  • Review of ToP GFM Training conducted in 2017.

  • Conduct training and workshops in action planning method
  • Final review of the common project proposal.

  • Using the SMART Advocacy Strategic Worksheet.

  • Identify areas of strength and turn them to income-generating activities.

  • Draw up the next one-year action plan.

  • Presentations on NGOs financial sustainability, winning proposal writing tips, transparency and accountability mechanisms in line with international best practices and norms.

Conference Objectives

  • Strengthen ICAs in ToP methodologies.
  • Share individual and collective experiences in the last 12 months and celebrate each ICA.
  • Review our three-year strategic plan, review our one-year action plan and develop the next one-year action plan.
  • Discuss our way forward with our common proposal and action plan.


Conference Report

  • The conference report will be published at the end of November 2018.

 Past Conferences


The annual regional conference, which started in 2015, is rotated between country members. So far, these four countries have hosted the conference:

   ICA Côte d'Ivoire - 2015
   ICA Togo - 2016
   ICA Benin - 2017

   ICA EDPI Nigeria - 2018

NEXT West Africa Conference

To be held in Ghana - 

ICA West Africa Conference 2018 Report

The theme of the week-long conference is “Re-Positioning West Africa ICAs for Greater Effectiveness”. Our desire is that all ICAs will be strengthened, renewed and re-fired for impacting the world around them in a greater dimension. The event was held at the Redemption Resort, Diligence Road, Beside Redeemer High School, Redemption Camp, Km 45 Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, and all five (5) ICAs in the region were represented at the meeting.


Past Conferences

Conference 2017

ICA Benin Hosted ICA West Africa Regional gathering. This conference took place from 30 October to 3 November 2017 at CODIAM Hotel in Cotonou. Participants came from ICA Benin, EPDI Nigeria, ICA Togo, DI Ghana and ICA Côte d'Ivoire.

Conference 2016

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Conference 2015

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